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Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 10:00pm EST
. landmarkelebrating at deal that could add to the global economy. it is the first deal in the 18 year history of the wto. to help globalpt commerce and food shortages. several street firms are under investigation for the hiring. they have widening inquiring where children of high politician and clients are hired. the u.s. -- there was a big surplus in years. here is a breakdown. >> that is right. almost close to five years. exports beat estimates. , less than expected, but still up. that was as traders where -- existing stock house. -- piles. there's global momentum. european companies and south korea and the u.s. -- when analysts look at the figure, they are slightly disappointed. it shows that china is not importing as much as you would like. a user the sense that perhaps domestic is soft. really focus on the important part of the equation. they have no the export art. can they show that they are not as reliant on exports and that there is a favor for domestic consumption. cbi. begin with coming in at 3%. of course, it is within that target 3%. goodtic producers of services -- falling 1.4%.
Bloomberg
Dec 8, 2013 8:00pm EST
korea and european economies consume and really rely on getting that consumer to spend more and consume more? numbers. get inflation >> that is due in at just 30 minutes from now. we are expecting cpi rising 3.1% for the month of november. that is falling from the month of october. take a look at pbi as well. >> continually falling. >> negative one point five percent is the estimate in my with what you saw in october. consistentlync. -- in that 1.5% range. >> thanks all for that. stay with china because it has been reported that an additional 5 wall st firms are under investigation for hiring practices. new york times saying regulators have widened their inquiry as to whether jpmorgan broke anti- bribery laws. last month the bank and it plans to manage china everbright ipo amid scrutiny. the wto celebrity a landmark deal that could add $1 trillion to the global economy. subsidies on food dropping opposition to a deal. president obama praised the agreement which is a first in the 18 year history of the wto. analysts say it will do more to salvage talks then food shortages and help global
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
google and apple urged the u.s. government to stop it is spying. japanese economy slows. exclusive interview with the prime minister tells us there is no end to abenomics. good morning, everybody. i am guy johnson. >> i'm francine lacqua. let's get straight to the top corporate story. fiat is planning a $9 billion investment in new models. >> it is part of their turnaround strategy to end losses in europe and revise its italian factories. jonathan ferro joins us now with the details. big money, big focus on the romeo. marks like alfa >> it is not just about upscale and luxury, it is about the cars and fiat that are actually selling, the 500, the alfa romeo that has mass is potential at the luxury end of things and the maserati as well. u.s. selling more in the than anywhere else. it is about made in italy and it looks like it is going to be about sold in the united states. has beent in europe doing so badly and they have had to cut jobs within italy itself heard good news because they're actually leveraging the luxury branding that goes with the identity of italy. that is where the
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 6:30am PST
powerful man in the states janice on the attack was sacked from his managing the economy. corruption womanizing and drug taking what analysts say it's one of the biggest the peebles has the government since the death of the former leader kim jong il in two thousand the mountains. now to violent scenes from a football match result two people have been seriously injured in a violent brawl that broke out between fans images were broadcast live to millions of homes are likely to raise questions about the country's ability to keep them safe during next year's world cup after clifford reports. i see no conflict because players green knight's tale. minutes later the cd and descended into chaos. it is time to teach other and began to lose grind the beans and some of the idea contest this repeatedly and can't. riot police fired pepper pilates and tear gas into the riots the helicopter ride to treat the insurance. the plaintiff was already being punished for sundial in several months ago. it will finance the series to brazil this year raising concerns for the country's image ahead of the world
LINKTV
Dec 5, 2013 5:00am PST
. >>> japan's latest stimulus plan has been approved. it's supposed to further boost the economy. ron madison has the details on that. >> that is the hope, of course. there has been a bit of concern about whether the economy could actually shoulder the weight of the planned contac hikes. they're hoping to count ernie negative effects the higher tax may bring. it works out to just about $54 billion. cabinet ministers are hoping the measure will help the economy keep expanding and want to support low income earners who might be affected by the tax hike. nearly $14 billion will go to sharpening japan's competitive edge. officials will use the money to promote research and development on new medicines and invest in infrastructure projects for the 2020 tokyo olympics. they've earmarked about $6 billion to people with low incomes and subsidies for home buyers. $3 billion to welfare programs. the ministers also want to speed up recovery for those hit by the march 2011 disaster. it includes $30 billion to improve reconstruction and improve disaster preparedness. it will support evacuees returning to
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 6:30am PST
of the company. calls to the global economy twenty four hours a day. due to the business into you on all the stops in stocks rose in all prices fell this week on the news of a new pay deal between iran and six world powers the reigning government pledge to make its nuclear program or transparent in bhutan western powers relaxed some of the sanctions on the country the deal was also seen to pique the interest of western companies and stay on a return to a market that has been largely cut off the tee to sanctions. it isn't too late to cry of victory all the years of animosity to help with the business side of the story became time to crispin holes he's managing director to nato intelligence which evaluates political risks said thank you very much in people being with us let me start by asking you how big of a deal t think that this new quit the law actually is how much progress has actually been. while it's it's enormously important is a huge step forward in principle on the terms all the i truly mean to the economic impact of that is much less than that the principle of progress many fear
Bloomberg
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
economy. a $1 trillion to the global economy. >> welcome to "countdown." i am mark barton. >> i am anna edwards. is a bloomberg news exclusive. shinzo abe says there are no and to abenomics. he talks about how japanese companies can stay competitive under his policies. regarding the corporate tax starting next fiscal year, we decided to reduce by 2.4% and we will be moving forward with reviews and studies on how corporate tax should be in order for japanese companies to stay competitive. thee will have a more from exclusive interview throughout the program. >> ukraine. protesters have flooded the streets of the capital among speculation that the president is going to sign up to a russian trade bloc. david tweed is there. angela merkel must be keeping a close eye on that. >> i want to give you an idea on how much of the german media and political establishment -- i want to show the right side the newspaper. this is the picture on the front and is also on the front of several other national newspapers that the statue of lenin was toppled late last night. and then decapitated. this is a bi
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 3:00am EST
market in kabul did a roaring business. foreign aid and investment poored into the economy. african was making money. now it's busier than ever because of increasing anxiety about the local currency. the president of afghanistan is still refusing to sign a security pact with the u.s., meaning some foreign forces remaining after 2014. willions of dollars in aid remained. without that, the economy is expected to collapse. that delay is causing fear in the business community. >> if it is not signed people will be panicked and it will affect the economy. people are running away. our businessman are worried. >> as afghans panic and exchange their money for u.s. dollars the afghani is being devalued. in a country where food is imported, prices are going up. >> ordinary markets like this ordinary afghans come to spend their money. most tell us that food prices have gone up. that's because those selling the food here in dollars. the exchange rate here has never been so bad. >> in a few short weeks the price of these sacks of fleur rose 10%. this woman bought one. >> translation: prices are
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 7:00pm PST
that expanding sunday work to help the economy employees at this home improvement store have fought for months to work on sundays we continue to spare during the week i decided to get twenty find unison. mawson working on a sunday is a choice for me to be doing the years. i'm happy about that a government commissioned report says greater flexibility and clarity are needed. he recommends reducing the number of allow working some tasty. while confined it also recommends revue in commercial zones are determined to break down shops and stalls easier open on sundays because the famous and the music for stone that department stores next to the opera remain closed. and not slacking on sundays here in france is the subject of the debates which starts right now with costs october which is already started here and here on the set many things like their pride. in the newsroom. also tongs has made good on his promise france's president promising to reverse the trend of unemployment before the end of the year last thursday news came and twenty thousand jobless went back to work well that's the good news an
PBS
Dec 1, 2013 8:30pm PST
of november on optimism that the us economy is on the path to recovery and there this week may provide further evidence of that one protocol stack. here are starting off the new week and the final month of the year. the good of an email a guard standing by the tokyo stock exchange the meta twenty of the new also he stops just a touch on friday about mart big gains for the month. i think shaping up this monday morning. and how much i use indeed i'd like to be games for the nikkei last the month i actually rose nine point eight percent on the month of led largely by the stronger taller that we saw which was a lot of exports but let's not let see if i were taking off up to date december seconds and a bit of a mixed picture here of the nikkei just marching in the negative topics just barely in the positive we'll see how that develops. now i know you can take over key economic data may arise but the house in the sense that the u s jobs data on friday is going to be the big focus for today because it's gotta be the last one before the federal reserve policy meeting on december seventeenth and eighte
CNBC
Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
and inflation data, maybe the global economy is doing better. therefore, risk assets have started to rise somewhat. let's break that down for you in terms of individual sectors. the ftse down. flat this morning. the xetra dax is up .4. the ftse is up around half of 1%. one interesting picture as far as commodities are concerned today. spot gold, 1230 is where we stand. it's down 27% this year. managed to stay fairly flat post the jobs number. on the other hand, copper is down. it's really the tapering talk outweighing the better chinese data. brent holding 111.96. on the bond market, treasuries haven't done too badly today. 2.85% in europe. 2.89%. there is a sense fairly comfortable we might get some tapering. euro dollar up to 137.68. it was at 137.16. you're not far away from the six-month high we hit last week of 103.38. chinese data and sterling, 163.66 just below the six-week number we hit last week. that's where we trend right now. in europe sixuan joins us. >> thank you, ross. happy monday. asian markets gained traction. china markets ended just marginally higher ahead of this week
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 6:00am EST
are furious about the failure to sign a trade deal with eu and turn to moscow to save the economy. >> translator: i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. >> translator: we are here to fight for our rights and our kids are brought up in a good country without corruption and where everything is fair. >> reporter: the crisis here is reaching a crucial moment and he believes he can survive with moscow's help but they are ready for a long fight to achieve aims and i'm tim friend with al jazeera. >> leaders lack constitutional power to oust the government before the presidential election in 2015. a riot breaks out in singapore's little india district after an india national was struck and killed by a bus. crowds attached police and set cars on fire and dozens were injured and 27 people were arrested. it was singapore's first major riot in four decades. and the president of venezuela won half of the elections on sunday and held control in the oil city and the capitol caracas and inflation is 54% and power outages and shortages of necessiti
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 10:00am EST
the future of their economy. >> reporter: for more than ten years the money market in kabul has done a roaring business. foreign aid and investment poured into the economy, and afghans making money honestly or otherwise, traded in foreign exchange. now it's bus yeser than ever because of increasing anxiety of the local currency of the afghani. the president of afghanistan is still refuse to go sign the security pact with the u.s. that would mean some foreign forces would remain after 2014. but billion dollars of aid would remain. with that the economy is expected to collapse without that. that is causing fear in the business community. >> if it is not signed then people will be panicked and it will effect the country. it is disappointing and our businessmen are not investing. people are worried because they cannot work confidently. >> at afghans panic and exchange their money for u.s. dollars the afghani dollar is being devalued. where much of the food is imported prices are going up. >> reporter: this is where afghanis come to spend their hard earned money, but food price versus gon
PBS
Dec 4, 2013 9:00am PST
posts in the party. john worked to open up north korea's economy in two thousand and two eleven economic delegation to south korea. but he fell from grace in two thousand and three observers thought he'd been dismissed his whereabouts were not reported again until two thousand and six it became john eales death in two thousand and eleven china is why i supported the young successor john was given the task of meeting chinese leaders last year the report of a possible reshuffle and kill again raises plenty of questions return to north korea expert ha jin look for answers. he's a senior research fellow at the korea institute for national unification the team. it's shocking to me because you don't come from things and more than them but we both parties and town center was about to make her all consuming the two thousand and eight when king john who is in its proper happen. so i think a note on baby up with her toys started to turn from k and joe and his baby acne but his lawyer told it to happen because you don't. chinchilla i'm sure you don't put the pulp is two three of us can one not so g
Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 1:00pm EST
into the economy and a afghans making money, it's busier than ever because of increasing are anxiety because of the local currency of afghanis. billions of dollars in aid would also remain. without that, the economy is expected to collapse. that delay is causing fear in the business community. >> if it is not signed, then people will be panicked and it will affect the economy of the country. people are running away. people are disappointed and our businessmen are not investing. money dealers are worried because they cannot work confidently. >> as afghans panic and exchange their money for u.s. dollars the afngafghani is being devalued. prices are going up. it's in markets like this where regular afghans come to spend their money buying food. price he have gone up significantly in in the past few days, that's because those selling the food buy it in wholesale in dollars, they find the don't bias much food that the exchange rate has never been so bad. >> in a few short weeks the price of these sacks of flour has risen 10% traders say. >> the prices have become so my before we could buy when it
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
for the economy. air amazon, geoff bezos is floating the idea. we will ask an expert if the drone delivery service is really coming to your doorstep. >>> picture this: sweeping scenes and deeply personal moments. tonight, the most extraordinary images of the year. >> there is much we do not know about yesterday's deadly train derailment but we know this. it was traveling at an extraordinary rated of speed, almost three times the limit as it approached a dangerous term. several cars jumped the track leaving the scene of devastation. four passengers were killed. scores injured. investigate orders are trying to figure out what went wrong and why. jonathan martin has the latest. >> reporter: the question remains now: was this caused by operator error or some sort of mechanical error on the brakes. we know from the ntsb, speed was a factor. >> that's something that was reported early on by passengers and witnesses. investigators with the national transportation safety board say they now know the commuter train was going too fast as it approached a curve. >> the preliminary information -- let me emph
MSNBC
Dec 2, 2013 3:00am PST
in one of the southeast asia's largest economies. demonstrators are looking to topple the government and the current prime minister after accusations of corruption and abuse of power. the u.n. has closed its offices in bangkok warning foreign travellers to stay out of the streets. >> afghanistan president karzai is accusing the u.s. of holding back fuel and other supplies. he said they are holding back supplies in an attempt to pressure for him to sign the agreement. >> from the "los angeles times" officials say speed may have been a factor in the crash that killed actor paul walker and his friend over the weekend. according to police the "fast and furious" star left a charity event. witnesses at the event said they heard a loud boom and saw smoke. walker was in the middle of gaming "fast and furious 7." walker leaves behind a 15-year-old daughter. he was 40 years old. >> really. isn't that bizarre? came from a charity event and he gets in one of the cars and the guy drives off with him -- >> he was the passenger in the car. >> passenger in the car and runs into a pole and blows up.
CNBC
Dec 3, 2013 4:00am EST
/2 year, 57.3 would suggest the u.s. economy is gradually regaining momentum. and on the currency markets, dollar/yen now up to 103.08, up to fresh six-month high on dollar/yen. euro/dollar, just below the 1 .36 mark we were at on thursday and sterling just back from that 1.64 of 11.6 1.6384. the aussie is the second worst performer after the g-10 in the currencies. australia's central bank says the country's currency is still uncomfortably high. those comments sending the yield down further. little urgency for more rate cuts. policymakers keeping them on hold. earlier cuts are still taking effect once inflation is tamed. joining us with his thoughts, may bank in singapore. andy, thanks for joining us. is the aussie/dollar going to get weaker? >> i think generally if you look at the markets, you look at the options site, it looks like we're probably going to see a bit of saturation on the short aussie. you're probably going to see a limit about the 90 levels. but our view is tapering in the first quarter, probably first quarter of next year, it may go down to about 88 cents against the do
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 10:00am EST
about the economy. >>> a top hezbollah leader is killed. the lebanese group says he was assassinated. ♪ >>> the u.s. economy is growing but so is the income gap between the rich and the poor. president obama will talk about how to change that and other aspects of the economy when h
Al Jazeera America
Dec 7, 2013 7:30pm EST
paralyze the thai economy, government and6j >> the=v protestors converged on the t.v. stations controlled by the government and insisted that their broadcast tell their side in full. >> back in 2010, during the red shirt protests, they were the opposition, the protestors who wanted to bring back taxing. the media outlets the government had at its proposal. when his sister won the 2011 election, now it's the new opposition on the streets. >> the media from thai land is deeply divided by the confrontation within the faction that believes in him. they see him as an agent for broader reform there is a political conflict. the division in the media will play out very strongly. >> you've seen different factions, political factions representing the polarization of thai politics. they're trying to establish their power through the media. the blue sky channel has cleared connections. a number of others have cleared political factions. >> that doesn't just apply to the national media. it extends into the provinces and other towns and cities in;f thailand where you'll find t.v. stations and their onl
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 5:30pm PST
reports that the economy in brazil during the third quarter have contracted more than anticipated. jessica left and came under pressure significantly because this tuesday prosecutors raided forty branches of the time all of the journey. at the headquarters of the mass pike in frankfurt the suspicion is that commands are helped and italian insurance company to sell life insurance policies cars could use to evade taxes and to do with money daunting. if the allegations but come to the financial sector in europe would have another large scale scandal i was in frankfurt. here's a quick look at the numbers from the market starting in frankfurt the dax was down by about two percent to ninety two twenty three cents. us stocks fifty over two percentage points down thirty thirteen advantage over in new york dow jones industrial average was also down. trading right now cause to present it to one percent down fifteen eight seventy one year was actually up against the dollar though one thirty five ninety eight jonathan has been one of the first time since nineteen ninety seven. like that may indicate t
PBS
Dec 5, 2013 5:30am PST
many common interests were close trading partners were trying to develop a global economy together and i think that's gonna be a big part of the message is not just a newbie about the crisis over in her defense though i would say that joe biden isn't that the condition of mediating pensions. this law might i add the rice and all. what kind of united states may not fully agree with each other it's a bloody and eighty i see both sides say that a moment to calm the situation calls for sustained high level gauge. i'm sad it's all about. this is about twenty four inches. major concerns on cctv. they did. french the issues you more. ril has arrived in beijing just in time to attend the closing ceremony of the nineteenth france china economic seminar on thursday. they're all delivered a speech at the ceremony. saying that france hopes to reach an economic balance with china the seminar is an annual event co hosted by the china council for the promotion of international trade and the french to the committee every year a delegation of french governor's lead by the french government official
PBS
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm PST
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Al Jazeera America
Dec 9, 2013 2:00am EST
to save the economy. >> i want a new government that listens to the people and doesn't treat us like animals. we are here to fight for our right so our kids are brought up without corruption. the crisis is reaching a crucial moment. president viktor yanukovych believes he can survive without moscow's help. the protesters are ready for a long fight to achieve their always. >> the opposition leaders lack constitutional power to axe the government. the powerful storm that surged across the country made a mess in the north-east and mid-atlantic statements. in philadelphia white-out conditions were not enough to keep football fans from batching the eagles beat the loings - look at the snow. and a pile-up of 30 wars in wisconsin. rebecca stevenson has more. >> philadelphia international airport reported 8.6 inches of snow. it looked like more in the game against philadelphia and destroyed. a lot of snow heads to the north. it will continue to get snow off and on around the lakes. slowly and surely the snow is coming overnight and will switch over to rain. it first it has to be freezing rai
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 5:00am EST
a crucial part of the bangladesh economy and worth $1 billion each year. the industry employees more than 16,000 workers. and leather is exported to u.s., the uk, italy, french, russia and japan. customers admit that such poor labor practices exist many will still buy leather goods. >> translator: we don't know that much about bangladesh but we know they use child labor and they work in dangerous health conditions. >> translator: i always check the label before i buy something. i'm at a point where i don't trust imported goods. >> translator: i never thought about it. i i don't know what my jacket is made of. as long as it doesn't itch i don't worry about it. >> reporter: the first time the palestinian movement decided to cancel a celebration marking the founding, holding the event this year would be inappropriate and we will explain. >> hamas is in no mood to celebrate, the 26th anniversary of the founding is coming up, and the group said the time and conditions are not right. >> translator: gaza is going through difficult circumstances and power cuts and fuel shortages and tough seas
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 1:00pm EST
, yokosuka. >> david cameron wants to improve ties between europe and the world's second largest economy. cameron is meeting with senior leaders. >>> some in europe and elsewhere see the world changing, and want to shut china off behind a bamboo curtain of trade barriers. brifn-- britney wants to tear te barriers down -- britain wants to tear those barriers down. open britain is the ideal partner for an opening china. >> air pollution levels in the chinese city of shanghai have reached their worst levels ever recorded. the skyline of china's financial hup, pollution levels over 300, indicating the most severe level of air pollution. forecasters blame the lack of wind in recent days for not clearing the smog. >>> iran's foreign minister has rived in ca tar, landmark -- qatar. more daims about his country's nuclear past. >> iran will continue its nuclear enrichment at 5% and iran will continue construction work at iraq. iran has agreed not to use certain activities that fall within the scope of this timetable and this plan of action. we have also agreed to provide specific arrangements wit
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 1:00pm EST
to be the only threat this government will face. with the economy in such a terrible state, it's likely to face the challenge of hungry people who simply can no longer afford enough to eat. harriet martin, al jazeera, khartom. >>> hundreds of thousands answered going to churches, mosques, temples and synagogues. here you can see people still outside nelson mandela's mouse in johannesburg. mike hanna is now reporting. >> reporter: mandela's name rings out in the church as they sing in praise. this is an occasion both joyful and solemn, mirroring the national reaction to the death of the celebrated south african leader. throughout the country it goes through churches, the service attended by the south african president jacob zuma accompanied bus mandela's former wife. they remember the men they affectionately knew as madiba. >> when i say we pray for the nation, we pray for us not to forget some of the values that madiba stood for, that he fought for, that he sacrificed his life for. we should include those in our reflections. >> reporter: a song, too, from a new generation. some of these childre
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 4:00pm EST
fears that instability in one of asia's largest economies. wayne hay has more now from the capitol. >> a battle is being waged on two fronts, anti-government protesters are trying to enter the office of the prime minister and the bangkok police. this time, a rubbish truck was used to try to bake through the barriers erected by the police. it and it's okay pants were 40sed into a quick retreat. tear gas spewing from the cab. it seems some people on the streets are willing to go to extremes to achieve their goal. they want the government and the prime minister gone. yingluk shinawatra spoke to the media the day after meeting with the protest leader. she says she is willing to do anything to end the crisis. tutep's idea is that it's unconstitutional. >> we found out he isn't interested in the resignation of the prime minister, nor does he want to dissolve the parliament. he wants me to return the power of the prime minister to the people. i don't know how we can proceed with this offer because this provision doesn't exist under constitutional law. so that's why it doesn't mean that we
PBS
Dec 9, 2013 3:00pm PST
and make a difference to our economy and to our nation. >> are they making a choice to ignore liberal arts or to move away from liberal arts or traditionally-- majors, i guess, that women have traditionally pursued in favor of stem? >> well, i think that, let me begin by saying that spellman college-- spelman college is in many ways a traditional liberal arts college in that we emphasize the skills that come from a strong liberal arts education. critical thinking, problem-solving, quantitative reasoning, communication skills. but certainly a third of our students come with an interest in moving into science. they may be thinking about health careers, initially. but once they start to explore biology, chemistry, physics, computer science, engineering, they see a wider range of options. and i think that's one of the things about spelman, that when they come to spelman they are exposed to faculty who represent a very diverse group of faculty, men and women, 52% of our stem faculty are women. a third of them are women of color. so that they're a broad range of role models and they see that the
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 6:00am EST
the state economy by hundreds of millions of dollars. like many new businesses coming to detroit the city's financial issues did not deter them from setting up shop and some see obstacles and to james cofounder peter bailey sees opportunity. >> this craft distilling movement might help diversify agriculture in michigan even further as we start to grow collectively. >> their investment on a neighborhood on the rebound is welcome by many who live here. right now they are on pace to produce over 3,000 cases of premium liquor this year. in a warehouse where the aroma is literally intoxicating, these entrepreneurs see a future where the glass is always at least half full. bc with al jazeera, detroit. >> reporter: there are about 350 distillerys right here in the united states. they were built by the romans but are still in use today. how technology is looking into the past to map italy's under ground aquaducts. and blasting off on a mission to the moon, what chinese scientists hope to learn when their rover makes an lunar landing. >> and this means falling temperatures and winter storm warnin
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 12:00am EST
or the post-soviet economy. nothing injunctions. >> pavlo, the generational sense, is there a sense in chicago, is there any distinction, is it really just about the economics and the future or does this harken back in a sense in your community to having that feeling that look, we let moscow control things for a generation, now we want to move to the west, we want to be thought of in a western democratized way? >> well, unfortunately controlled by russia and moscow in particular, has been more than a generation or two. our fates have intertwined for well over 400 years when there's bem domination by russia and certain attempts by the ukrainian nation to revolt against it. what we're seeing today is the most recent revolt against the policies of the kremlin. they are happening osh the streets of kiev, on the streets of chicago, on the streets of new york as well in solidarity for what's happening back in our home land. >> why is there not more attention paid in the united states to this particular conflict? >> ask me something easier. i really can't say -- >> you have hundreds of thousands of p
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 1:00pm EST
if money isn't pump into the economy soon. >> well, india is removing to budge on food subsidies as food talks continue in bally. hundreds of demonstrators have been protesting outside of the congress as they work out an agreement to reduce com commerc. >> food security must be respected. ththethe rules must be amended. >> it's known as the rust belt. once a thriving industrial region that is plighted with poverty and crime. as we found out in ohio. there is still hope for the rust belt revival. >> a crime-fighting priest on a mission. >> we're looking at six blighted house that have been used for gang hang outs, drugs, prostitution. they were havens for criminal behavior. we needed to get rid of them. >> he convinced the city to give them turn abandoned homes no parks. >> in the last two years violent crime has been cut in half. >> part of a very null project going throughout blighted youngstown, ohio, which has lost half of its population since the 70s. >> it had that huge tsunami that hit town. it's taken 30 years for the waters to reseed. and there are many houses left over. >> they'
PBS
Dec 2, 2013 9:00am PST
the second largest currency and economy. high in the critical parts of the capital. thousands of protesters threw rocks and the heavenly gandhi prime minister's own face. police responded with t gas rather than expand to ten in. the i use the forestry get another protest outside the u k wants to. i will give them what i came here to tell police the chapel is now shooting they messed up sitting retired. as the days events of the sevens nationwide to come out on strike industry to self govern but this entry to the office a few comments forcing them to wait outside he appealed for reconciliation cry nineteen the economic consequences of the unrest the end tradespeople and the tree it's the enhancement how thai people. you see that. a man trying to keep it in. on the picket the issue. this time of means no money thailand's tourism appeal but many can mesh upper sixties. it was clear that the weekend. the country's tourism and sports ministry said around three hundred thousand people have canceled trips to thailand due to the chaos. the financial loss has already reached an estimated her being g
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Dec 3, 2013 9:00am PST
is at the crossroads. the economy expanding menu opened the doors to women with enthusiasm may bring the country. i'm not that the mention of growth. you've got to sit down and his hero japan center and emperors have received a grand welcome in india on their first official trip to the country and fifty three years the imperial couple attended a banquet at the presidential palace in new delhi the reception open with the japanese and indian national anthems about ninety guests from the two countries welcome the emperor and empress any presents or not at mckay dee dee is an opening address that the emperor has been asked about his official visit as crown prince fifty three years ago and he praised india's dedication to peace they are asking are you still consider creativity and now i am looking into the top of the lot. the new team on now. see the one on the penny celia the show pushed it to them on at the next. increase annual japan and india can continue bilateral cooperation and friendship the bank president and chief for india's assistance after the two thousand and eleven earthquake and tsunami
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Dec 9, 2013 9:00am PST
firms to gain full access to works in asia pacific nations but some of the region's emerging economies oppose this. their home to many state run companies and want to protect their own markets. nhk world cup to my ear she'll have visited malaysia where mistrust in the ttp deal runs deep we have to plough hold the key tools in the law firms in the us and other countries. to enter malaysia in particular projects. what you want. mr stanhope announced a rally going on in room fourteen o culver said the opening bid comes as the market to the us would endanger national interests this just stems from fear starts to feel that undercuts the nation's long iranian policy. its grounds preferential treatment to malays who make up nearly seventy per cent of the population my lazy that the policy to now await the gap between chinese living in the cities and the malays and farming communities fearing that the death when his parents they could feel ill social unrest the government gives malays better opportunities and employment education and many of the fields. today more on top of the countries lis
Al Jazeera America
Dec 2, 2013 10:00am EST
. the switch from coal to cleaner energy could hurt an economy still recovering from the last recession. >> coal does have emissions, and there are important issues, but we never really got focused on how to fix those. it was just throw it all out. >> power and politics in ontar ontario's parliament where there has been fierce criticism on its look at green energy. >> you have to stop shooting yourself in the foot. it just makes sense to do it. we'll get through it, and when you take all the costs involved it ends up being more cost effective. >> ontario's green cass gas emissions are lower, it becomes the first place in north america to give up coal. what isn't clear is whether local voters will agree with their government that fighting climate change is worth paying more for power. >> more to come we'll have more on sports. one of barcelona's players say they must learn from their mistakes. details coming up. >> and now, a techknow minute..Ñ >> the international diabetes federation is predicting a sharp rise in the number of people with the disease. right now there are 382 million pe
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 5:00am EST
economy. but how the military will deal with the war and factions will be a big test. andrew simmons al jazeera beirut. >> and an update on syria we have reports that two people have been killed in an explosion in damascus. this is according to syrian state television, an explosion by suicide bomber who blew himself up in central damascus this tuesday and 17 people are injured and we will bring you information on this breaking story if and when we have it. the powerful north korea un has been removed from his post. and he was widely believes to be the power behind the north korean leader and held vice chairman of the commission and there are reports that two of his close associates have been executed following corruption charges. the u.s. vice president expressed concerns over china's expansion of the air defense zone in the east china sea and it was in japan and the first stop in a three-nation tour of asia and he will make a visit to china on wednesday and tokyo and bejing are talking about this. a human bird flu and saying it could be spreading beyond main line china and a woman in i
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 10:00am EST
spending can cut early death rates, and economies are boosted by a healthier, longer-living population. the report recommends doubling spending on research and develop on diseases that effect the poor from 3 to $6 billion a year. and governments should dramatically increase the tax on tobacco. >> i think the first step is agree on the goal, making the commitment, having that commitment be widely shared, generating the political commitment above all within countries to commitment the necessary resources to the necessary health interventions. >> nevertheless do you think in the current economic environment, when you talk about $60 billion being injected into health care systems a year to reach these goals, a lot of people are going to be thinking how are cash-strapped countries going to find that money? >> what we show is that the total gain in gdp, the extra gdp, not the gdp they have now, the extra gdp they have per year represents a figure of close to $10 trillion per year. and what we're talking about is the allocation of not half of it, not a tenth of it. but well under 1% of it. tw
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
the sanctions were biting deeply in the economy, or from a political perspective the architects of iran said you know what, we've been undermined for some time, and we'll show the world that we're genuine about starting a new chapter? >> well, you see in iran we have political elections. popular elections. they chose ahmadinejad eight years ago. they close a different path this election. this is an opportunity for us and for the west in order to dress this issue. we're not talking about sanctions. the affect of sanctions has been two-fold. when sanctions started you iran had less than 2,000 centerfuges. now iran has 18,000 centerfuges. the sanctions have utterly failed in that regard. now it seems to me that the west is trying to take advantage of this historic opportunity. we have a new government in iran with a different type of foreign policy, a different approach of foreign policy. our tenant versus nos have not . he will insist on our rights. we will not compromise on the basic rights of our people. but the window of opportunity is a limited window. >> that was with iran's foreign minister
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Dec 3, 2013 7:00pm PST
of a foreign policy plus economy plus. internal policies towards towards european standards and these countries much less vulnerable. except the two countries and who the defense much less on rapture does this to mean achievement of this garment and european path seems much less. i'm much more irreversible in georgia and also in moldova and ukraine uranus they are just getting back with wooten said. when you hear him talk about. it's more a pogrom in a revolution what's your reaction. while i said that after all the pc from kiev that found that the man i stopped it from a school with the station continued to kiss him the station. that's crackdown this happened definitely lost the will the question is by food. and for what reason and he is in the trees in seoul. and it was some opposition forces that ended with the government's offices and its ilk to the truth that to be nice to get that sits at the estate and to speak about that. i think that russia should not have the last word to this. don't pollute your toes into insanity to me well you can take conspiracy theories. we spend the rest to my o
Al Jazeera America
Dec 3, 2013 6:00am EST
dangerous materials from entering occupied territory and the six mile restrictions hurt the economy and al jazeera's nick has more from jerusalem. >> six years israel controlled the seas and today activists wanted to take them back and living in gaza cannot go six miles from the coast and war ships block everything going in and going out and they say that strangled the economy and so they challenge the blockade and going straight for israeli ships and aware of the risk and they arrested and they attacked for sailing more than six miles out. >> we are armed with international law and they saying this is our sea, this is our land, this is our sky, you shouldn't be here. >> reporter: by challenging the blockade israel may stop or attack them but with two thirds of the people in gaza living on $6 a day they have nothing to loose and it's about security and fired rockets from gaza into israel and israel said to prevent it it most block cement that have been used in attacks. and for palestinians this is about their livelihood in an area where raw sewage runs through the streets and power cuts a
Al Jazeera America
Dec 8, 2013 6:00am EST
the workforce. what the latest job numbers mean for the economy and politically. >> i'm john henry smith. a big-10 championship game. highlights ahead in sports. >> welcome back. you're watching al jazeera i'm morgan radford with your top stories. >> south korea announces an expansion of its air defence zone, covering an area covered by beijing and tokyo. china came under criticism of the the move by south korea had been expected and goes into effect on december 15th. >> a cold sap is gripping the heartland and is responsible for several deaths, including the driver of this s.u.vl who lost control and slid off a bridge in texas. the storm is moving east recollects expected to bring airport delays. >> a day of mourning in south africa as the nation in the world paid tribute to nelson nelson mandela's ex-wife and jacob zuma attended church service in his honour. u.s. president barack obama, bush, carter and clinton will travel to south africa for memorial services. >> a rebel group tied to al qaeda is demanding the release of detainees. it's holding at least 12 nuns hostage. they were moved from
Al Jazeera America
Dec 4, 2013 6:00am EST
. residents and businesses say the closure will be devastating to the economy. there's no word on how long the bridge will be closed. state officials hint it could be months. a ferry system could be up and running. a round trip ride on the ferry will be 11 or 12 hours. american students are falling behind in the global classroom, according to test results focussing on maths, english and science. singapore, taiwan and south korea are at the top of the list. the american results were called a picture of stagnation. the test was given to 50-year-olds in 55 countries. a man was trapped for three days under water after his boat capsized off the coast of name earia. it was an accident that took the lives of many people. >> this was the mission to recover bodies from a boat. suddenly a rescue diver finds this. >> harrison survived for three days in a pocket of air, drinking water and fizzy drinks. is 11 of the crew died when it capsized and sank. >> a diver pulls harrison from the sunken boat. >> harrison is now safe and with a story of remarkable survival to tell. . >> it's amazing. he survived
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